Usage examples for consolidated

  1. The slow progress of mankind in the direction of an increasingly peaceful social life has gradually consolidated this layer, just as the life of our planet itself has been one long effort to cover over with a cool and solid crust the fiery mass of seething metals. – Laughter: An Essay on the Meaning of the Comic by Henri Bergson
  2. Germany still had her armies intact on the soil of other countries, and was a consolidated force, tired though not beaten. – America's War for Humanity by Thomas Herbert Russell
  3. I was a clerk in the Empire Consolidated Savings Bank, he continued, and I stole money,- for nearly a year I stole,- not large sums, but a little at a time. – The Re-Creation of Brian Kent by Harold Bell Wright
  4. If the clergy are to be paid out of the Consolidated Fund, and that Act is not to be enforced, I must say that the noble Lord may make what boast he pleases as to the state of Ireland; but there is no man who will believe one word about the tranquillity of Ireland, until the noble Lord can produce evidence of the collection of some tithes under that Act. – Maxims And Opinions Of Field-Marshal His Grace The Duke Of Wellington, Selected From His Writings And Speeches During A Public Life Of More Than Half A Century by Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington
  5. Alice had her critics consolidated among those whom it was her chief duty to visit and profess friendship for. – The Damnation of Theron Ware by Harold Frederic
  6. I haven't authority to go on this trip, and if it turned out badly, a failure would be credited against the Consolidated, and it's a very conservative company. – Isle o' Dreams by Frederick F. Moore
  7. If, by any kind of a scheme, he can hold us off for a few weeks, he will then have his army consolidated, will have the railroad and bridges destroyed, and the mountain roads to Mexico City all planted with mines, and then be able, most likely, to make the advance of our Army to Mexico City cost us hundreds of good Yankee lives per mile! – Dave Darrin at Vera Cruz by H. Irving Hancock
  8. 18. Sandstone is, as already remarked, merely consolidated sand. – Geology by James Geikie
  9. It was in these years that General Bonaparte, as First Consul, consolidated his country and fashioned the nature of the lasting gains of the Revolution. – A Political and Social History of Modern Europe V.1. by Carlton J. H. Hayes
  10. And we're giving better service right now than any of your consolidated lines. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  11. I would estimate that, if we do not destroy ourselves by our own folly in the meantime, we should, two years thereafter, be in complete if secret control of the whole Consolidated States Government. – Null-ABC by Henry Beam Piper and John Joseph McGuire
  12. The stability of such ceilings is evidently contrary to all the rules of art, and it is probable that in erecting them the builders must have used numerous wooden props and trusts, until the whole structure was consolidated by a sufficient load of earth. – Travels in the Steppes of the Caspian Sea, the Crimea, the Caucasus, &c. by Xavier Hommaire de Hell
  13. Of course, you could no longer exercise the personal and complete control over the consolidated mine which you exercised over your separate claim. – Equality by Edward Bellamy
  14. Like them he is appointed during good behaviour, with a salary charged upon the Consolidated Fund. – The Government of England (Vol. I) by A. Lawrence Lowell
  15. On the contrary, they all need to be still further consolidated in a completely national organization of health. – The Task of Social Hygiene by Havelock Ellis
  16. In discussing the rural schools particularly, the author writes on The Rural School and the Rural Community, Adapting the Country School to Country Needs, and an especially valuable chapter on The Consolidated School and Socially Efficient Education for the Country. – The Mind and Its Education by George Herbert Betts
  17. " Let our terms be moderate," he writes, " and, if possible, consolidated into money a priori, and it is certain we shall get some money, enough to keep us out of jail, in continual apprehension of which I live at present." – James Watt by Andrew Carnegie
  18. Hence the strong objection which the said lords had to the introduction of English law; for had this been accomplished, it would have proved a serious check to their own advancement for the present time, though, had they wisdom to have seen it, in the end it would have proved their best safeguard and consolidated their power. – An Illustrated History of Ireland from AD 400 to 1800 by Mary Frances Cusack
  19. For the aforesaid Miss Bumps was a character of renown throughout the county, and it was only because of the whooping- cough in the consolidated rural schools of Willow Creek that she was prompted to forsake her larger field and hurry to the aid of Bear Canyon. – Virginia of Elk Creek Valley by Mary Ellen Chase
  20. The old man said he'd been hoping for a son- in- law sharp enough to run the " Consolidated Stores" after he was gone, and it looked, he said, as if he'd found him. – Cape Cod Stories The Old Home House by Joseph C. Lincoln